On May 3 the USFS Governing Council will be voting on whether to keep the Waltz8 in the Pre-Preliminary moves or to replace it with the move on lobes.
I believe moving the Waltz 8 to Preliminary and move the forward circle 8 in Preliminary to Pre-Preliminary is a better option. Without the waltz 8 skaters will not find the control needed for setting up their axels, or in the 5 step mohawk from the Pre-Juvenile moves. Changing the move from circles to lobes does not give the skater the opportunity to show edge quality and control. Check out the youtube video blog on Halloween called the moves that come back to haunt you. The Waltz 8 was one of those moves highlighted in the move.
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